November 2011? Seriously? I am a little embarrassed to be honest to have left Fashion Sausage for over a year without so much as a peep from my keyboard.But then I have been a little preoccupied with a book, 2 weddings and 2 high profile consultancy projects.Still no excuse?, Ok – you’re […]
Am unable to withhold my excitement at the release of the docu-film. Watch Mr Smith in all his glory talk you through how a collection is formed, what his inspiration is and why he still rummages around in vintage shops. It’s a joyous experience.
Great mini-view with Sarah Burton, on Nowness.com, inside the atelier in Paris where the Alexander McQueen line is created. Some great close-ups on materials and textures of the last collection, plus insights into the thought process of how they work.
I want to like them, I really do…..it’s a loafer, great, its simple and not overly branded, excellent, its a shiny, almost metallic colour, oh mercy me enough already..
but wait, it’s – in – rubber? Seriously?
A rubber loafer? does it come with a G emblazoned Elastoplast for those special Gucci […]
Starting a new project, for me, is all about understanding the what, the when and the how. What is the product, when is it needed by and how is it done and I approach it in a very logical analytical manner.
I’m not a designer, never have been, and truth be […]
Just a teeny tiny blog post this time as I wanted to share something with you that i heard yesterday…
A talented intern working for a large sportswear brand has just completed her fashion studies. As part of her final project she has decided to present a womens wear accessory concept […]
Every now and then you stumble across websites and initiatives that remind you that the world is getting smaller. And that’s a nice thing, right?
Through posting a discussion on LinkedIn.com to gain insider perspectives on a fashion industry conundrum, I discovered not 1 but 2 design initiatives.
Peonyrice is an accessory […]
Some news on the eco-ness of the denim world:
Hats off, or rather pants down to Jeanologia who have launched a water free bleaching process for denim.
Apparently, ‘if every company were to adopt their machine, the amount of water saved could supply the entire country of Spain with clean drinking water […]
Blog entry dodger and book writing scallywag have been my recent nicknames as the past few weeks have been a travel extravaganza with weekends in Edinburgh and Antwerp lying back to back.
Edinburgh found us in a 70’s style hotel (unintentionally 70’s – it just hadn’t had a spruce up since […]